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Roe v. Wade: 40 Years Later

Thursday, September 19, 2013

1:00 PM-6:00 PM

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A panel of legal scholars will examine abortion practice and advocacy 40 years after the landmark U.S. Supreme Court abortion rights case Roe v. Wade.
  • Keynote Speaker: Dr. Willie Parker, Family Planning Associates of Chicago, Northwestern University Medical School.


  • Abortion advocacy in the shadow of Roe Panel Discussion
    • Moderator: Carol Tracy, Women’s Law Project
    • Panelists:
      Angela Hooton, Center for Reproductive Rights
      Carrie Flaxman, Planned Parenthood Federation of America
      Elayne Weiss, ACLU Washington Legislative Office
      Patty Skuster, Ipas
      Susan Frietsche, Women’s Law Project Western Pennsylvania Office


  • Abortion practice in the shadow of Roe Panel Discussion
    • Moderator: Susan Schewel, Women’s Medical Fund
    • Panelists:
      Dr. Charles Benjamin, Albert Einstein Medical Center,
      Berger & Benjamin LLP, Planned Parenthood Southeastern Pennsylvania
      Curtiss Hannum, The Women’s Centers
      Janet Williams, Penn Family Planning & Pregnancy Loss Center
      Jen Boulanger, The Women’s Centers
      Jen Groves, Cherry Hill Women’s Center


4 Substantive CLE Credits: $75 ($40 for members of the Public Interest Section of the Philadelphia Bar Association)

Sponsored by: Law Students for Reproductive Justice, American Constitution Society, and National Lawyers Guild

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Earle Mack School of Law at Drexel University
3320 Market Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104


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